UK & Europe – Murray Perahia

18 November 2016 - 25 November 2016
UK, Europe

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18 November 2016
West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, UK
23 November 2016
Philharmonie, Paris, France
25 November 2016
KKL Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland


  • Beethoven The Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Op. 43
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37



Murray Perahia takes the orchestra and the first of our Perahia Plays Beethoven Barbican programmes on tour to Cambridge, Paris and Lucerne, contrasting the Classical elegance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the dark, brooding drama of his Piano Concerto No. 3. Academy Director / Leader Tomo Keller directs the orchestra in the overture to Beethoven’s ballet The Creatures of Prometheus – a fiery, whirlwind of an overture evoking Prometheus’ daring escape from Olympus of Greek mythology.

Image credit: Prague Spring Festival / Ivan Malý